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PBC News & Comment: Oregon Governor Says Federales Are Leaving Portland

Governor Brown will replace federal stormtroopers with state troopers, but Trump and DHS boss add conditions, send agents to other cities…--last night in Portland, protesters were less provocative, federal forces scaled back response

--ACLU sues over police livestreaming protests and using video surveillance, and over violations of ban on hassling journalists

--the Wall of Moms movement is expanding to other cities

--AOC and Rep. Ted Lieu offer amendment to block funding for federal deployments

--anonymous intel leaks warn that Russia is spreading disinfo about Covid

--Trump promotes views of Dr. Stella Immanuel promoting HCQ as Covid “cure” as social media sites take down her video

--Hong Kong cops arrest 4 young people for pro-independence posts in social media, and Turkey expands its control

--at ConsortiumNews, retired Australian diplomat Tony Kevin calls out anti-Russian and anti-Chinese propaganda

--CEO’s of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google deflect angry questions in hearing held by House subcommittee

--undermining his GOP allies on Capitol Hill, Trump pushes to separate unemployment money and eviction ban from bailout bill

--at MintPress, Alan Mcleod has a pair of stories about the GOP proposals, and Dems’ weak response on unemployment

--showing his ignorance, again, Trump says he’ll give convention acceptance speech from White House, which violates Hatch Act

--caught on camera, Biden’s notes suggest Kamala Harris is VP pick

--Pentagon announces shuffle of US troops in Europe

--TrumpCo makes changes to DACA, won’t accept new applications, and says it won’t deport children held at hotel in Texas

--Postal Service gets loan from Treasury Dept. as new Postmaster General makes big changes